#Formula One

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The well-celebrated Indian Premier League was suspended on Tuesday due to coronavirus spread (Representational: Unsplash)

  • Champions League semi-finals to air on May 6 with Real Madrid going against Chelsea 
  • The Well Fargo Championship is scheduled between May 3-May 9 at Quil Hollow Club in Charlotte 
  • Catch the Formula 1 race as the circuit goes to Barcelona for the Spanish Grand Prix 

.Milton Keynes, UK
Mexican driver Sergio Perez celebrates his maiden Formula One win at the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SChecoPerez)

  • 'You can be sure that I will give next season my full focus,' Sergio Perez said
  • Alex Albon will continue to remain an integral part of the team's set-up, the Red Bull team principal 
  • Perez's seat at Racing Point was given to 4-time world champion Sebastian Vettel

.Hertfordshire, UK
Both Hamilton and Mercedes have long flirted with the imminent contract extension. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Mercedes posted a quote from Hamilton expressing his desire to stay 
  • They captioned the picture with hashtag 'announce' and 'coming soon', 'pen' emojis
  • The 35-year-old won a record-equalling seventh Formula One title last month

.Paris, France
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, drinks champagne at the podium after winning the Eifel Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring racetrack in Nuerburg, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • Formula One managed to deliver a competitive and dramatic season - 17 races packed into 23 weeks
  • The original season was mostly cancelled and races were re-arranged

.Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton holds up the trophy on the podium after winning the Italian Grand Prix, November 1. (Photo: AP/PTI)

  • Lewis Hamilton finished third in the Abu Dhabi GP at the Yas Marina Circuit
  • Red Bull's Max Verstappen bagged his second race win of the season
  • 'Physically? Massively,' Hamilton said when asked how COVID-19 had affected him

.Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany attends a media conference prior to the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal. (AP/PTI)

  • Sebastian Vettel said his goal when joining Ferrari in 2015 was to win his fifth F1 title
  • The 33-year-old German won 14 races with Ferrari, becoming the third most successful driver in the team's history
  • Vettel will join Racing Point, re-branded as Aston Martin next year

21-year-old Russian driver Nikita Mazepin will compete for Team Haas in the Formula One from the 2021 season. (Photo Credit: Instagram/nikita_mazepin)

  • A video posted on Nikita Mazepin's Instagram showed the driver touching a woman's chest
  • Mazepin issued an apology, saying he will conduct himself in a 'higher standard'
  • Haas condemned the incident, calling the video 'abhorrent'

.Bahrain
"A big thank you to team", Daruvala tweeted. (Photo credits: Twitter/@DaruvalaJehan)

  • Daruvala emerged victorious after a neck-to-neck race 
  • "Motorsport is pretty big in India", he said
  • Mick Schumacher won the F2 championship title

.Bahrain
"I'm speechless," said the emotional Racing Point driver. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@F1)

  • Sergio Perez recovered from a first-lap crash in Bahran to earn his maiden win
  • Perez became the first Mexican victor in F1 since Pedro Rodriguez in 1970
  • Marcedes' stand-in star George Russell's dazzling race was marred by a late puncture 

.Bahrain
Mick Schumacher had an exceptional F2 season this year, with 10 podium finishes and feature race victories at Monza and Sochi. (Photo Credit: Twitter/MickSchumacher)

  • Mick Schumacher won the Formula Two drivers championship title on Sunday
  • Mick however, finished 18th in the final race of the season
  • Mick ended his Formula 2 season with 215 points